Karaka Chaturthi, also known as Karva Chauth, is a festival after the summer crops have been harvested. It occurs on fourth night after the full moon (October time).
People like to exchange gifts and socialize with family and friends. Businesses and government offices are open with this restricted holiday.
Karaka Chaturthi is a social time to celebrate after the harvest. It started out as a time to honor friendships with brides and their god-friends or god-sisters.